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HISTORY: Finding Books

Selected resources in this guide support general teaching and research on the subject of history at Alabama State University. Resources are available at the Levi Watkins Learning Center in various collections and formats

Accessing Books

Limit Your Results

Books in Our Library (and Beyond)

History books are located within the following letter ranges:

D: History: General and Old World (Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia/Oceania)

E: History: America and U.S. in general

F: History: U.S. Local History, Caribbean, and Latin America

G-GN: Geography, Anthropology

HM-HX: Social Sciences (Sociology, Social History, Ideologies)

This is true regardless of location so books in Special Collections (1st floor), Reference (3rd floor) and Main Stacks (4th-5th floors) with these starting letters on the spine will relate to political science. 

Use of WorldCat or HORNETCat will guide to books held by the Levi Watkins Learning Center. WorldCat will also guide you to books held by other libraries.

How to be evaluate books: Book reviews can help you decide whether a book is authoritative or not. They can also provide book summaries.


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